Requesting a Statutory Assessment of SEND: Guidance for Educational Institutions

The Local Authority has produced guidance for educational establishments and academies about requesting a statutory assessment of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) for Manchester children and young people.  It gives details of the forms you need to complete and the supporting documentation which you must provide when requesting a statutory assessment (EHC Needs Assessment).

The guidance also applies to early years settings and colleges.

Who to contact

Contact Name
0161 245 7439 0161 245 7439
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Parent Organisation
Special Educational Needs (SEN) EHCP Team

Where to go

Education Health and Care Team, Children and Families Directorate
PO Box 532
Town Hall
M60 2LA
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Age Ranges
0-25 years
Referral required
Referral Details

This guidance is for schools, academies, colleges and early years settings and includes information about the forms which must be completed if the educational institution wishes to request a statutory assessment for a child or young person.

If parents wish to make a request for a statutory assessment, they should be advised to write to the Statutory Assessment team.

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